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Factchecking the 9th Democratic debate

Clinton and Sanders sparred over the minimum wage, campaign contributions, guns and more. ... Read more»

Clinton, Dems to sue Az over voting troubles

The Democratic Party and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign plan to sue Arizona over voting access following hours-long waits by voters in its March 22 primary contest.... Read more»2

Commentary

Hunting: Az ranks 40th in federal regulatory burden

Other than complaining about our taxes, there’s hardly anything more American than grumbling about oppressive regulations. A generation of politicians have made careers of campaigning against “job-killing federal regulations.” But how onerous are these rules, really?... Read more»

House OKs McSally border assessment bill

A measure sponsored by Rep. Martha McSally to require the Department of Homeland Security to review the security of the U.S.-Mexico border was approved by the House on Wednesday. The bill awaits action by the Senate.... Read more»

Clinton to propose creation of immigrant affairs office

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton on Wednesday will propose the creation of a new national Office of Immigrant Affairs should she win the White House in November, as she seeks to woo minority and immigrant voters in New York less than a week before the state's primary.... Read more»1

McCain demands DHS deploy military drones to patrol border

U.S. Sen. John McCain wants military drones, flown during Air Force training missions in Arizona, to begin patrolling the border. In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, McCain demanded that DHS ask the Pentagon for support to "combat drug trafficking and secure the U.S.-Mexico border."... Read more»

D-M could host F-35 reserve squadron, Air Force announces

Tucson's Davis-Monthan is among four bases being considered as possible hosts for an Air Force Reserve squadron of F-35 fighter jets within the next seven years, officials said Tuesday. The Air Force has repeatedly tried to phase out the base's mainstay, the A-10 close air support jet. ... Read more»

Officials tell Congress infrastructure upgrades needed to keep water safe, reliable

The president of a Phoenix-based water company joined other officials from around the country to tell a Senate panel Thursday that the nation’s aging infrastructure needs help if Americans want a reliable, safe source of water.... Read more»

El Paso doesn't want ID as 'sanctuary city'

An El Paso-based immigrant rights group could see its hopes for a municipal ID card dashed after leaders there determined that issuing the card might prompt immigration hardliners to label the town a "sanctuary city."... Read more»

Obama administration turns over Fast and Furious documents

The White House on Friday turned over documents to a House committee investigating the botched Operation Fast and Furious gun-trafficking probe, months after a federal court said executive privilege did not shield the records.... Read more»

Trump would try to squeeze Mexico into funding border wall

Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday forcing Mexico to pay for his planned border wall by threatening to block remittances from illegal immigrants, which he said amounts to "welfare" for poor families in Mexico that their government does not provide. ... Read more»

FactCheck: Sanders evades tax question

When asked about releasing his “full” federal tax returns, Sen. Bernie Sanders insisted that “we have released them in the past.” But Sanders has released only his 1040 form, a two-page summary of his federal returns, not his full returns.... Read more»

Airline performance was up, but so were passenger complaints in 2015

Airline passengers got slightly better service last year – but they weren’t happy about it. The 2016 Airline Quality Rating said domestic carriers did a slightly better job with on-time performance, baggage handling and denied boardings in 2015, up from a down year in 2014.... Read more»

FactCheck: Clinton wrong about Wall Street attacks

Hillary Clinton claimed she is “the only candidate” in the presidential campaign “on either side” who has been attacked in advertising funded by “Wall Street financiers and hedge fund managers.” ... Read more»

Supreme Court upholds 'one person, one vote' in Texas case

In a unanimous decision released Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to uphold Texas' current system for drawing legislative districts so that they are roughly equal in population. ... Read more»1

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